Newsroom Schiphol (nieuws)

2017
22
November
2017
As of today, passengers who have an up-to-date iPhone (iOS11) will be able to find their way around the airport using Apple's digital map. Via the app, travellers will be able to see exactly where they are in the terminal. The maps can also be found ...
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18
November
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol opened a new morgue constructed entirely sustainably. At the morgue, Zorg Diensten Groep facilitates deceased persons and their friends and relatives who enter or depart from the Netherlands via the airport. The morgue is l...
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15
November
2017
October saw nearly 6.3 million passengers travelling to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This is an increase of 7.9% relative to last year. The rapid growth in traffic during the autumn holiday resulted in the number of O&D passengers rising ...
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09
November
2017
Schiphol prioritises the safety of passengers and staff. To ensure optimum fire safety, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has its own fire brigade. The fire service has large fire engines, called crash tenders. To continue to ensure a safe airport in the fu...
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27
October
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s new winter timetable takes effect on Sunday, 29 October. With four new destinations and four new routes, Schiphol’s extensive and frequent network of destinations is expanding even further. The airport thus continues to o...
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24
October
2017
On Monday 23th of October the first pile was driven for The Base D in a ceremony. The Base D is a sustainable office development in the Schiphol Central Business District involving over 6000 m2 of floor space which is rentable. ...
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24
October
2017
As from 1 December, Mirjam de Boer (45) will be the new Director of Asset Management at Royal Schiphol Group. She is succeeding Floor Felten, who will begin work as General Manager Strategic Planning & Development at Brisbane Airport on 1 March 2018....
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20
October
2017
September saw over 6.2 million passengers travelling to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This is an increase of 6.7% relative to last year. That increase was driven by a sharp growth in the number of O&D passengers* (9.2%), as well as a sligh...
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20
October
2017
Schiphol, 20 October 2017 Jos Nijhuis, President and CEO of Royal Schiphol Group, will step down as head of the airport company in the first quarter of 2018. He announced his decision today to the Supervisory Board, Management Board members and em...
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18
October
2017
A new bus schedule will make Amsterdam Airport Schiphol more accessible by bus for passengers and staff. The new Connexxion bus schedule will enter into force on Sunday 10 December. From April 2018, the diesel buses will be replaced by 100 electric b...
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13
October
2017
Last night, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol was named CAPA Airport of the Year 2017 in the category of airports with more than 30 million passengers a year. The award was presented to Schiphol CEO Jos Nijhuis. Global leader among airports Every year, ...
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13
October
2017
During the upcoming autumn holiday, three million people will travel via Schiphol. This is an increase of 6% compared with the 2016 autumn holiday. Schiphol is taking extra measures to make time spent at the airport as pleasant as possible. The mo...
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10
October
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has been voted ‘Best European Airport 2017’ by British business travellers. Business travellers from the United Kingdom are an important demographic for Mainport Schiphol. In 2016, every week 900 flights departed from Sc...
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18
September
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has chosen the design of the consortium KL AIR for their new terminal. The  consortium represents KAAN Architecten in collaboration with ABT, Estudio Lamela and Ineco. The new terminal will open in 2023 and will allow 14 mi...
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13
September
2017
Traffic and transport figures for August 2017 Many holidaymakers flew back home in August, and this is the busiest month of the year in terms of arriving passengers. Last month saw upwards of 6.8 million passengers travelling to, from or via Schipho...
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07
September
2017
Today Amsterdam Airport Schiphol opens its renovated Holland Boulevard. The public area between Departure Lounges 2 and 3 has been developed to meet the needs of passengers wishing to step out of the travel process for a while. Amsterdam Airport Schi...
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04
September
2017
Fixed and extended opening times will apply to the special 'small bags only' security lanes at Schiphol's security checkpoints. The evaluation over the summer holiday has shown that these lanes enable passengers to go through the security checkpoints...
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25
August
2017
Interim Results 2017 Royal Schiphol Group Today, 25 August 2017, Royal Schiphol Group publishes its interim figures. Over the first half year of 2017, the net result is 2.9% lower than in the same period in 2016, amounting to 117 million euros (H...
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16
August
2017
July is the peak departure month during the summer holiday period. Last month there were of 6.7 million passengers travelling to, from or via Schiphol, making it the busiest month ever in the airport's history. This is an increase of 5.6% relative to...
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15
August
2017
Eneco will provide Royal Schiphol Group with 200 GWh of green energy every year for 15 years. All of this sustainable power will be produced by Dutch wind farms. Both parties are exploring other options to increase their sustainability. ...
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05
August
2017
Today the aviation industry joined the flotilla in the Amsterdam canals. The Canal Parade is a colourful and festive event packing a serious message: everyone can be themselves. ...
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28
July
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has engaged Mace, Arcadis, Royal HaskoningDHV and AECOM DVP for the management of the construction of the new pier and terminal. The new pier and terminal will create capacity for a further 14 million passengers a year. ...
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26
July
2017
This week, five international design teams presented their designs for Amsterdam Airport Schiphol's new terminal, which will open in 2023. The jury will announce the winning design early September, once all the formal procedures are completed. In ...
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13
July
2017
In June, 7.1% more passengers travelled to, from and via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol than in June 2016. As a result, the number of passengers in June reached 6.1 million. This figure was the result of 3.8% more movements, larger aircraft (three extra ...
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30
June
2017
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol won the Best Airport Europe prize at last night’s 2017 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards. The annual event, organised by Asia Cargo News, honours outstanding leadership across the entire supply chain...
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29
June
2017
Huge numbers of Dutch people head off on holiday in July and August. Anyone who passes through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol over the next few months will certainly notice the crowds. On average, around 200,000 people pass through the airport every day....
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28
June
2017
This summer, passengers with no baggage or with only a small bag may take advantage of streamlined passage through the security checks. ‘Small bags’ refers to laptop bags, backpacks and small handbags. These days, due to costs and convenience, an inc...
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16
June
2017
Over the past year, 75 people with an occupational disability have been given a job or work placement thanks to Aviation Inclusive. The Aviation Inclusive initiative was launched by Schiphol Group in June 2016, in collaboration with KLM and Schiphol ...
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16
June
2017
Royal Schiphol Group has partnered with Closing the Loop to extend the life cycle of used mobile phones and remove defective phones from landfills in developing countries. Initially, the joint effort will involve nearly 2,000 phones. 'We are aimin...
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16
June
2017
In May 8.1% more passengers travelled to, from and via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol than in May 2016. The number of passengers in May thus came to more than 6.2 million. Growth was further stimulated by the fact that the weekend following Ascension Thu...
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